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Sustainability

Tufts plays a crucial role in helping the world adapt to a changing planet while tackling such challenging issues as climate change and resource depletion. Our goal is to be responsible stewards of the physical environment by cultivating knowledge of sustainable issues and solutions across disciplines in our students and faculty.

 
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New & Notable

Spotlights

  • ENVS Lunch and Learn

    Every week during the academic year, the Hoch Cunningham Environmental Lectures features speakers from government, industry, academia and non-profit organizations to give presentations on environmental topics.

  • Students in a lecture hall

    Provides students the opportunity for substantial, in-depth study of environmental economics within the realm of international relations.A concentration designed to provide students with substantial, in-depth, and focused study into environmental economics within the realm of international relations.

  • A garden

    A space for Tufts students to learn about gardening and environmental sustainability and interact with Somerville gardeners who maintain the adjacent community garden.

  • Person giving a presentation

    Develops innovative approaches to more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable global development.

  • Students at a table passing out info on sustainability

    Make a gift of any size to specifically support sustainability efforts. 

  • Student giving a poster presentation

    A graduate-level program that takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding water issues worldwide. Provides students with the perspectives and tools to manage water-related problems.

Resources

Sustainability on Campus

Explore what Tufts is doing to reduce its own impact on the environment, including efforts related to waste reduction, water and energy use, food, and health. Find out more about student clubs, events, and other resources for faculty, staff, and students interested in getting involved with sustainability on campus. 

Visit the Office of Sustainability